Dr. Alma Irma Murphy, MD

Dr. Alma Irma Murphy, MD

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

41 Years of Experience


Accepting patients


    Doctor Murphy graduated from M.I.T. with a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Sciences (Phi Beta Kappa). She received her medical degree (M.D.) from Harvard Medical School. After medical school, she attended a one-year residency in internal medicine at a Yale University hospital. Her three-year residency in ophthalmology was performed at the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, which is one of the world’s foremost eye institutes. Doctor Murphy is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the Pima County Medical Society and Tucson Society of Women Physicians. In her spare time, she and her husband enjoy sightseeing and hiking in our national parks. Doctor Murphy is fluent in Italian, and also speaks French and Spanish.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    Yale University (Internship)

    UC San Francisco (Residency)

    Bachelors Degree - Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

    Doctorate - Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology since 1984





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    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Bravo Health

    • Cigna

    • Medicaid

    • Medicare

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    Alma Murphy MD: Eye Physician & Surgeon

    490 N Alvernon Way

    Tucson, AZ 85711

    (520) 323-1313

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Overall rating

    Based on 273 reviews

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    Office Experience

    97% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    99% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    86% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    97% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Alma Murphy an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Murphy has been rated and reviewed by 273 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Murphy, her bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Memberships & Associations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology




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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Alma Murphy accepting new patients?

    Yes, Alma Murphy is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Alma Murphy offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Murphy's office at (520) 323-1313 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Alma Murphy offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Murphy's office at (520) 323-1313 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Alma Murphy speak?

    Alma Murphy speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.

    Which board certifications does Alma Murphy have?

    Alma Murphy is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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